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Schiaparelli

1. Elsa . 1896--1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs
2. Giovanni Virginio . 1835-- 1910, Italian astronomer, who discovered the asteroid Hesperia (1861) and the so-called canals of Mars (1877)
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By narrating this fictionalized biography in the first-person present tense, Kyo Maclear's lyrical text surrounds readers with Schiaparelli's irrepressible musings and hunger for beauty.
This book is both BillyBoy*'s personal story of his intense spiritual and metaphysical journey through life, and also his authoritative insight into the life and work of Elsa Schiaparelli who became such an influence on him.
The investigative team learned that the separation between the Schiaparelli probe and the Tras Gras Orbiter (TGO) went as planned, as well as the atmospheric entry.
Scientists believe that the Schiaparelli lander plummeted to the ground from a height of 2 to 4 km (1.2 to 2.5 miles), hitting the ground at more than 300 km/h instead of touching down softly as it was supposed to.
Schiaparelli was meant to test technology for a more ambitious European Mars landing in 2020, and scientists say the data it sent back before going silent will prove highly useful for that mission.
What happened to Schiaparelli is a highly sensitive issue, with a crucial Esa ministerial council meeting due to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland, in December.
Although it carries some instrument's, Schiaparelli's main job will be to test out the landing system for a future ExoMars rover mission due to be launched in 2020.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The European Space Agency in cooperation with Russia's Roscosmos is on track to touchdown on Mars for the first time in 13 years after the Schiaparelli lander successfully detached from its mothership.
Cases in point were this pale blue chiffon Schiaparelli couture number on Mad Men's January Jones, below left, and this candy striped custommade Gucci confection on Nicole Kidman.
ITALIAN.BORN Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) was one of the most successful dress designers of the 20th century.
Known for her quirky style (remember the black lips?) Lorde eschewed glamorous gowns, opting instead for this oversized tuxedo by Schiaparelli.